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Imran Khan says people will distribute sweets if army takes over

Imran says people will distribute sweets if army takes over

MIRPUR, 17 JULY, (DNA) – Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that people support those governments which work for their relief and welfare, unlike the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “Democracy in Pakistan is threatened by Nawaz’s monarchy and the people will celebrate and distribute sweets if the army takes over,” said Imran while addressing a public rally in  Islamgarh Azad Kashmir. He said that people of Turkey came in support of their government during an attempted coup in their country, because there was a strong democratic andRead More


All Pakistanis stuck in Istanbul return to Pakistan: FO

All Pakistanis stuck in Istanbul return to Pakistan: FO

ISLAMABAD, JUL 17 (DNA) – The Foreign Office has said that all Pakistani stuck in Istanbul have been brought home safely. “The Pakistanis stuck in Istanbul, in the wake of recent developments in Turkey, have all been facilitated in their expedited and safe return to Pakistan, said a press release on Sunday. The Pakistan Embassy and Consulate General in Istanbul immediately established two Emergency Help Lines and deputed a team of officers at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. The Missions liaised closely with the Turkish Airlines (THY) and arrangedRead More


Black day against Indian atrocities to be observed actively: Shehbaz

''kashmiris not with us', Indian journalist tells 'Modiji' in open letter

LAHORE, July 17 (DNA): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that black day against Indian cruelties in occupied Jammu & Kashmir will be observed actively. He said that elected representatives and workers should take active part in the functions on the occasion of black day for the right of self-determination of Kashmiris and exposing Indian cruelties. Addressing Members National and Provincial Assembly, here today Shehbaz Sharif said that India cannot deprive the Kashmiris of their right of self-determination through brutalities. He said that we salute the struggle ofRead More


Khawaja Asif appreciates Turkish people for thwarting coup bid

Khawaja Asif appreciates Turkish people for thwarting coup bid

SIALKOT, July 17 (DNA): Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif has appreciated the national unity, enthusiasm, courage and spirit of the Turkish people, through which they foiled the coup attempt in their country. Addressing participants of an election campaign meeting, held here at Talwara Mughalaan-Sialkot, the minister said that the Turkish people made history by taking to the streets in large numbers on the call of their President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and foiling a coup attempt. Asif said that some political elements were exhibiting immaturity in politics, negativity andRead More


CM Sindh orders creation of separate unit for security of judiciary

CM orders creation of separate unit for security of judiciary

KARACHI, 17 JULY, (DNA) – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah taking policy decision on Sunday ordered to create a separate unit or wing to provide fool proof security to judiciary according to their advice, guidance and requirement. There should not be any problem because of the terrorists. He took this decision while presiding over a meeting regarding security of judiciary at the CM House. The meeting was attended by Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro, advisor to CM on law Murtaza Wahab, Chief Secretary Siddique Memon, IG PoliceRead More


Turkey coup attempt: Some 6,000 people detained, says minister

Turkey coup attempt: Some 6,000 people detained

ANKARA, 17 JULY, (DNA) -Turkey has so far detained 6,000 people over Friday’s failed coup, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag has said. “The clean-up operations are continuing,” he told state media, adding that the number of arrests will rise further. The sweep has included high-ranking soldiers and judges. More than 50 senior soldiers were detained in the western province of Denizli on Sunday.  At least 265 people were killed in clashes as the coup failed. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says parliament might consider a proposal to introduce the death penalty.Read More